Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871−1927)

Sverige (from Ett folk)

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  • Year of composition: 1905 (the year refers to the cantata "Ett folk")
  • Work category: Male choir a cappella
  • Text author: Verner von Heidenstam
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min
  • Detailed duration: 2'41 (according to the version for mixed choir on Musica Sveciae MSCD 906)

Solo voices/choir

T.T.B.B.

Examples of printed editions

• Manskörprisma 1, AB Carl Gehrmans Musikförlag, C.G. 7029
• Gehrmans, KVB 237
• Sångarförbundet. Samling fyrstämmiga sånger för mansröster. Första delen, Abr. Hirschs Förlag, Ed. no. 2591

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Wilhelm Stenhammar's archive (choral score; incomplete)

Literature

Wallner, Bo: Wilhelm Stenhammar och hans tid (Norstedts Förlag, Stockholm, 1991)

Description of work

Stilla [Tranquil] B-flat major 4/4 (C)

Links

Listen to the song [version for mixed choir] on Spotify (login is required)


Work comment

The song is part of the cantata 'Ett folk' for baritone soloist, mixed choir and orchestra; see separate registration of that version.

There is also a setting for mixed choir a cappella as well as one for solo voice and piano. See separate registrations of those versions.


Libretto/text

Sverige, Sverige, Sverige, fosterland,
vår längtans bygd, vårt hem på jorden! 


Media files

Edition Swedish Musical Heritage

  • Vocal scores
    • Sverige - Score (2 pages, pdf - 153 kB  |  Downloaded 1171 times)
      Edition: Förlagan publicerad av Abr. Hirschs Förlag, Ed. nr. 2591